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Soanes Poultry’s ultra-runner tackles the Hardwolds 80 to raise funds for former colleague

The area farms manager for Clive Soanes Broilers is participating in a challenging 81 mile race to raise funds for a colleague who passed away earlier this year. Over the weekend of the November 24 and 25, ultra-runner Mark Ireland from Driffield will take on the gruelling Hardwolds 80 that follows

Selby businesswoman crowned Local Food Hero

A Selby businesswoman who helped to transform a barrow and an honesty box into a thriving farm shop and events business has been honoured at the Deliciouslyorkshire Taste Awards. Along with her husband, Jason, Charlotte Wells Thompson has built up Bert's Barrow from old barrow that was dressed with local produce

East Yorkshire poultry business’s expansion plans will create 15 new jobs

Plans to increase capacity at Middleton on the Wolds based chicken specialist Soanes Poultry will result in 15 new jobs.  The £1.6million poultry factory extension project will increase capacity by 20 per cent from June 2019 and will create employment in the sales and marketing, processing and distribution departments.  Soanes Poultry's general

New owner strides into Austic’s Dalesbridge Centre

Savills, on behalf of a private individual, has sold The Dalesbridge Centre in Austwick, to a private purchaser for an undisclosed sum. The outdoor activity and events centre is set in ten acres (4.05 hectares) and comprises a three bedroom owner’s cottage, conference building with bar, function rooms and offices, accommodation

Yorkshire dairy farm invests to future-proof business

A dairy farm in North Yorkshire is set to save more than £3,000 a year thanks to changes made to its wash-down system by specialist renewable energy consultants, Greenio. The Greenio team worked with the Sowray family at its Sheriff Hutton farm to specify, supply and install a 16-kilowatt HT Daikin

Rural Solutions and The Landscape Agency working together for better outcomes

Skipton based Rural Solutions has announced an official working alliance with The Landscape Agency. The Rural Solutions team has appointed landscape architects, Matt Jarvis and Alex Robinson previously of The Landscape Agency to join the business and set up a new division. This means that Rural Solutions will now be able to

I’anson employee celebrates silver anniversary with Yorkshire animal feed firm

I’Anson, one of Yorkshire’s premier suppliers of animal feed, has celebrated the long service of one of its employees at a company away day at Camp Hill in Bedale. Operations Administrator, Jo Woollard, celebrated her 25th anniversary and was presented with a certificate of recognition and, in I’Anson tradition, a Britannia

Extensive North Yorkshire hill farm with significant opportunities comes to the market

An extensive hill farm within the Yorkshire Dales National Park has come to the market through Savills. High Birkwith Farm near Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire, which extends to approximately 3,236.05 acres, is a large hill sheep and suckler cattle farm with land spanning from Ribblesdale to Littondale. It is available on

East Yorkshire Poultry business picks up more stars in Great Taste Awards

Middleton on the Wolds based chicken specialist Soanes Poultry has received further accolades for three of their products nominated for the prestigious fine food and drink accreditation scheme, The Great Taste Awards.  Stars were awarded for Soanes' Yorkshire chicken fillets, chicken supreme and Christmas cockerel crown after going through rounds of

Yorkshire Wolds poultry business gains new business from Coventry catering butcher

East Yorkshire-based Soanes Poultry has won new business from established family run catering butcher, Aubrey Allen. The Middleton-on-the-Wolds business now supplies its award winning chicken to Aubrey Allen wholesale butcher and cheese supplier in Coventry. Carolyn Pennock, head of sales and marketing at Soanes Poultry, said the company is thrilled to be